CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1286707
Date first listed:
04-Jan-1950
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE HILL EC4
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE STREET EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE HILL EC4
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL PATERNOSTER ROYAL, COLLEGE STREET EC4

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32493 80866

Details

COLLEGE STREET EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) Church of St Michael Paternoster Royal TQ 3280 NW 15/416 TQ 3280 NE 16/416 4.1.50.

I GV

2. 1686 to 94, tower completed 1713, by Wren. Damaged in World War II and restored with internal alterations at west end etc. Simple compartment, now reduced to 4 windows north and south, with cove to flat ceiling. South-west tower with modem lobby to east of it and offices etc on several floors to north. Main elevations of Portland stone. 5 round-arched windows to south with corniced doorway beneath western opening. Main cornice with high blocking and balustrade. Similar west front of 2 bays. Doorway here and to south with lamp bracket over. East front of red brick and stone. 3 windows. Central attic with circular window, flanked by consoles. Low vestry rebuilt. North front also of brick and stone. Tower continues treatment of adjoining elevations then short stage with circular windows. Mullioned and corniced belfry openings. Main entablature topped by pierced parapet with 4 urns. Octagonal, stone lantern in 3 stages with order of Ionic columns to lowest and crowning weather vane. Plain interior has some decorative mouldings to ceiling. Modern west gallery and wainscot, east doorcases etc largely or wholly renewed. Good original reredos and pulpit, composite lectern etc. 2 sword rests and hat stand. Carved figures of Moses and Aaron. Large brass chandelier. Wall monuments. Later C19 font of coloured marbles. Organ case at least partly old.



Listing NGR: TQ3249980865

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
199391
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 21 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/02838/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Howard. Source Historic England Archive
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